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5 US Marines declared dead after aircraft collision near Japan

5 US Marines declared dead after aircraft collision near Japan

Five US Marines who were missing after two aircraft collided mid-air off the coast of Japan on Thursday morning have been declared dead, the US Marine Corps said. The US military called off its search for the Marines on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Marine Expeditionary Force. “The Marine Corps has pronounced the…MORE

The US and China are talking trade despite the Huawei CFO’s arrest

The US and China are talking trade despite the Huawei CFO’s arrest

Trade talks between the United States and China are moving forward even though Beijing is fuming over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive. China’s top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, spoke on the phone Tuesday with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, according to a statement from…MORE

Democratic senator says Trump could be indicted after he leaves office

Democratic senator says Trump could be indicted after he leaves office

Democratic Sen. Chris Coons said if President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to make illegal hush payments during the 2016 election then he could be indicted after he leaves office. “The evidence that’s been presented in the Michael Cohen case — that the President directed him to engage in payments that were intended to influence…MORE

The global turmoil Trump fueled is poised to haunt him as markets fluctuate

The global turmoil Trump fueled is poised to haunt him as markets fluctuate

US President Donald Trump unleashed a wave of global disruption on the way to the White House in 2016 — and now there are signs the anti-elite tide he surfed to the presidency could come back to hurt him. Pandemonium in Washington, London, Paris and Berlin is breeding the kind of uncertainty that investors and…MORE

ICE arrested 170 potential sponsors of unaccompanied migrant children

ICE arrested 170 potential sponsors of unaccompanied migrant children

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 170 potential sponsors of unaccompanied minors who were in government custody from late July to late November, according to numbers released on Monday. Of those arrested, 109 — about 64% — had no criminal record but were suspected of being in the US unlawfully, and 61 — about 36%…MORE

GOP shrugs at Trump’s involvement in Cohen crimes

GOP shrugs at Trump’s involvement in Cohen crimes

President Donald Trump on Friday was implicated by prosecutors in two crimes committed by his former attorney Michael Cohen. But Republicans are mostly shrugging their shoulders. Democrats are suggesting Trump committed an impeachable offense and could be sent to prison in the aftermath of Friday’s filing from the US Attorney’s office in Manhattan, in which…MORE

Even James Comey is numb to all of this

Even James Comey is numb to all of this

President Donald Trump fired James Comey as the head of the FBI. He has described Comey as a liar and a leaker. He has said he did the country a favor by firing Comey. And on Sunday, this from Trump’s Twitter feed: “Leakin’ James Comey must have set a record for who lied the most…MORE

US sanctions North Korea on human rights as Trump floats second summit

US sanctions North Korea on human rights as Trump floats second summit

The Trump administration slapped sanctions on three North Koreans Monday in response to Pyongyang’s ongoing human rights abuses and censorship. The sanctions announcement comes as President Donald Trump floats the idea of a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. And it immediately follows a failed US attempt to hold a UN meeting…MORE

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